Improving the communication in your marriage can provide a tremendous benefit to your marriage, increasing your level of intimacy and reducing the chance of misunderstandings. When communicating with your partner, use “I” statements to express how you feel. This helps you take responsibility for your feelings without blaming or attacking your partner. Pay attention to non-verbal communication like body language, eye contact and physical touch. They can clearly express thoughts and feelings. Speak in a calm, level tone of voice, and avoid name calling. If your partner expresses a desire to discuss something with you, stop what you’re doing and really listen. Finally, stay in the present and don’t bring up the past.

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